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Friday, 9 May 2014

Oriental Birthday Card


Yesterday I had a play with my Gelli Plate
but not very sucessfully - I couldn't get
the right combination of colours to work.

However, whilst brayering off the excess paint
onto some card I managed to make what I think
was quite a nice, sketchy, scruffy effect and
it became this card.
 


I don't know what this type of card is called -
a gatefold?  The flaps turn back on themselves,
maybe an accordian gatefold?
 
 
 The main stamps I used were from
Lynne Perrella Collection from PaperArtsy
(number LPC022).
Plus a few others from my stash.
 
 
I stamped the images onto book text
(the book appropriately called 'Geisha')
 
 
A space to write the birthday greeting on the back.

Thanks for looking :)

6 comments:

Deborah said...

Brayered off backgrounds are a great byproduct of gelli printing (keep perservering!) and I love your Oriental card.

Meggymay said...

Great card love the images, and a good way to use up the inks.
Yvonne

Createology said...

Lovely details on all panels of this card. Creative Card Bliss...

JansArtyJunk said...

Oh this is so cool Sherry, fabulous card, love the way it opens...and so many lovely stamps and details!! x

Jenny said...

Loving your gorgeous card Sherry.... and the way it opens... a lot of the time my fave gelli prints are the ghost ones as well...

Jenny ♥

Jackie said...

Oh wow, such a stunning card! I love how you've used the stamps and the colours are fab. Accordion gate-fold will do for me! Jx